Map of the principal countries of the ancient world : extending from the Alps to the southern frontier of Egypt and from Carthage to Persepolis [map] / by W. Hughes.

Author
Hughes, William, 1818-1876 [Browse]
Format
Map
Language
English
Published/​Created
Edinburgh : Published by A. & C. Black, [1854]
Description
  • Scale [ca. 1:7,250,000]. (E 8°00ʹ00ʺ--E 57°30ʹ00ʺ/N 47°30ʹ00ʺ--N 22°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • Scale [ca. 1:31,680,000]. (W 11°00ʹ00ʺ--E 52°20ʹ00ʺ/N 57°00ʹ00ʺ--N 26°00ʹ00ʺ).
  • Scale [ca. 1:31, 680,000]. (E 25°30ʹ00ʺ--E 75°00ʹ00ʺ/N 47°15ʹ00ʺ--N 23°30ʹ00ʺ).
  • 1 map : hand col. ; 41 x 58 cm.

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Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • Inset maps: The Roman Empire in its greatest extent (Scale [ca. 1:31,680,000]) -- The Persian Empire in its greatest extent, with the division into satrapies (Scale [ca. 1:31, 680,000]).
  • In upper right-hand margin: LIX.
  • Shows boundaries, rivers and settlements.
  • Greenwich meridian.
  • Plate LIX from: General atlas of the world ... / engraved on steel by Sidney Hall, William Hughes ... New edition. Edinburgh : Adam and Charles Black, 1854.
Inset title
  • Roman Empire in its greatest extent
  • Persian Empire in its greatest extent
OCLC
74218260
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